Units of Study
ITLN3691 - Italian Literature: 1200-1860
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Francesco Borghesi
Phone: +61 2 9036 7131
This unit deals with the literary cultures of Italy before it became a unified state. It analyses regional diversity while emphasising linguistic similarities. It addresses the paradox of a unique cultural and artistic civilization paralleled by a dramatically fragmented political system. Through analysis of influential texts and images in their historical context, students will gain a sound knowledge of major figures, works, and movements of one of the richest intellectual traditions in the world.
1xtutorial presentation (equivalent to 1500wds) (20%), 1x1500wd essay (20%), 1x3000wd essay (40%), tutorial participation (20%)
ITLN1612 or ITLN2611 or ITLN2612 or ITLN2631 or ITLN2632 or ITLN3611 or ITLN3612 or ITLN3631
This unit is strongly recommended for intending Exchange students.
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